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of the military that helps everybody to try to work together. they have headquarters in norfolk, virginia. and democratic senator jim webb worried about job cuts, let the pentagon officials have it right between the eyes. have a listen. >> we did not have access, we didn't have an opportunity to provide input. in fact, on august 9, secretary lind, you called me 15 minutes before this decision was publicly announced. that's not the way to conduct a review. that has enormous implications to our defense and the community interest. it's called stiff arming. >> i appreciate you feel we have not shared as much information as you would like. the core issue is a disagreement on the reck men dapgs. this was not a business case analysis as some have described it. this is a military decision. >> there are no decisions of this magnitude that are military decisions. not in the united states. >> very unusual to see this level of tension erupt between pentagon officials. that was the number two man in the pentagon, bill lynn, and democrats especially on capitol hill. earlier today, some congressional le
of virginia, center of politics. he has this new crystal ball, looking at november 2nd. he says given what we can see at this moment, republicans have a good chance to win the house by picking up as many as 47 seats net, you need 39 in order to have john boehner become the speaker of the house. in the senate republicans have an outside shot of winning full control, that would be plus ten, but are more likely to end up with plus eight or plus nine. is he on target, paul? >> first off, he is a highly respected guy, larry sabato at the uva. not the university of texas, but not a bad school, uva. i can't say he has any ax to grind. i've been telling democrats my strategy is three words. build an arc. it could be category 4, category 5. we should have chad myers tracking the storm that's coming to hit the democrats. don't sit there passively and wait for the storm to hit. build an arc. get out in front of this. put the republicans on trial. many brace the fact that it looks like congress may well switch and say what would the republicans do? privatelyize social security, cut taxes for the rich and
. >> what happens as this storm moves north towards virginia and maryland and new jersey, new york, the new england area? >> well, one of the things, good things that's happening is, we're fairly confident in the forecast of the curvature back to the northeast and the way the coastline ducks in for the major metropolitan areas of new york and d.c. and philadelphia, fringe impacts. main impacts in new jersey and western long island, the high surf and unfavorable conditions for beach-goers this end of the summer. bigger threat remains as it comes out towards southern new england because now we're out far enough in the forecast that i can't be overly sure that they are going to escape the direct impacts of the center of the hurricane. >> so what i hear you saying is sometime tomorrow friday philadelphia, washington, d.c., new york city, they may just get a lot of rain, is that what you're saying? >> maybe not even a whole lot of rain, just the breezy conditions from the wind field out of northwest. it will be more close to the coastline where the winds will be in the tropical storm force area
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